Looking Sharp at the Consumer Electronics Show
Sharp is not a powerhouse electronics company. It was reported this fall to be on the edge of bankruptcy. But even when financially healthy, it has played second or third fiddle, first to Sony and now to Samsung. But among ...
Panasonic develops new tablet with 20-inch 4k IPS Alpha LCD panel
Panasonic announced the development of a new tablet computer that features a 20-inch IPS Alpha LCD panel with more than four times the resolution of Full High Definition, as well as a high precision digital pen. With the ...
China fines LG, Samsung in flat panel price case
China fined South Korean and Taiwanese makers of LCD display screens $56 million on Friday for price-fixing, joining the United States and Europe in a crackdown on the industry.
AU Optronics executive guilty in LCD price-fixing case
A US jury on Tuesday found a former senior manager at Taiwan-based AU Optronics Corp. guilty of taking part in a global scheme to rig prices of liquid crystal display screens.
Qualcomm to invest $120M in Japan's Sharp
Sharp Corp. says Qualcomm Inc. will become a shareholder with an investment of up to 9.9 billion yen ($120 million) that will fund joint development of new LCD screens for mobile devices.
IGZO: LCD monitor featuring the industry's thinnest design in a high-resolution 4K2K display
Sharp Corporation will introduce into the Japanese market a new 32-inch-class LCD monitor, the PN-K321, a professional monitor featuring proprietary IGZO technology and delivering 4K × 2K resolution (3,840 ...
Apple to start selling new iMacs on Friday
Apple says the smaller version of its new, slimmed-down iMac desktop computers will go on sale Friday. It will also start taking orders for the larger model, but the units won't ship until next month.
Sharp confesses 'material doubt' about its survival chances
Sharp Corp., once a titan among Japanese electronics manufacturers, now isn't sure it will be able to crawl out of a financial pit made deeper by ruthless competition and relentless losses.
Japanese company builds 9.6-inch 4K x 2K LCD panel
Sharp begins production of 5-inch full-HD LCD panels
Sharp Corporation has started production of 5-inch full-HD (1,080 x 1,920 pixels, 443 ppi) LCD panels for smartphones with a pixel density among the highest in the world. Production began at the end of September and full-scale ...
Taiwan's AUO to appeal over US price-fixing fine
Taiwan's AU Optronics said Friday it would appeal against a US court decision to fine it $500 million for taking part in what prosecutors called the "most serious price-fixing" case in US history.
Taiwan co. fined $500 million for LCD price fixing
(AP)—A Taiwanese company was fined $500 million Thursday and its former president and executive vice president were each sentenced to three years in prison for their leading roles in a global LCD screen price-fixing conspiracy.
US demanding harsh penalties for price fixers (Update)
(AP)—The U.S. Department of Justice is demanding that a Taiwanese company pay a $1 billion fine and two former top executives each serve 10 years in prison for their central roles in what prosecutors called the most serious ...
Epson develops new Ultimicron panel for electronic viewfinders
Seiko Epson Corporation has developed a new high-temperature polysilicon (HTPS) TFT color panel for electronic viewfinders used in mid- to high-end digital interchangeable lens system cameras. The new panel ...